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Arizona is no stranger to increased DUI enforcement over the holiday season. Just a few years ago, in 2013 the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety enlisted a special DUI task force during Thanksgiving all the way up until New Year’s Day.
Arizona patients may be aware that complications can take place when they are receiving health care. A report from ProPublica, however, has shown that medical facilities rarely disclose any medical errors that may have occurred.
The report showed that, of the more than 1,000 individuals who reported that harm had occurred, only 20 percent stated that the health care facility or provider disclosed the error.
People who are charged with a cocaine offense in Arizona may face several different sanctions. There will be several factors involved, including the number of prior offenses, the amount of cocaine found and whether the person was selling or attempting to sell the drug.
Federal prosecutors are getting ready to charge officials in the Venezuelan military with cocaine trafficking to the United States, according to someone who knows about the case. It might be surprising to people in Arizona that these officials are generals in the Venezuelan National Guard.
As Arizona residents may know, keeping medical information confidential may be a source of concern and breaches of medical confidentiality have been noted. While sharing patients’ information without their consent is illegal under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, some courts have ruled that a health care provider may not be held responsible for an employee who violates this confidentiality.